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Geography A Level at Longfield Academy

Course description

The course involves an in depth analysis of key geographical issues related to the 21st Century and highlighted daily within the media. Candidates will be expected to investigate the nature of physical and human environments.

There is a required residential field trip element to the course. This assists with the completion of the Unit 4 Independent investigation.


Course content

Unit 1: Human Geography

Unit 2: Physical Geography


Unit 3: Synoptic Investigation

Unit 4: Indepedent Investigation

Entry requirements

Overall requirement for Post 16:

5 A* - C at GCSE (English and mathematics grade 4). Max 2 BTECs at merit can count.

Subject specific requirements:

B in geography GCSE


There are four units, three are assessed by external examination.


Financial information

Cost of one week residential field trip.

Future opportunities

Geography is recognised by universities as an academic A Level. With Geography you will be able to pursue careers in journalism, teaching, law and tourism.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years